Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs Analysis

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For the academic year 2021-2022, the undergraduate tuition & fees at Alcorn State University is -$1 for Mississippi residents and $8,176 for out-of-state students. The 2022 undergraduate tuition has been risen by 12.15% compared to the previous year. Its in-state undergraduate tuition and fees is a little bit lower than the average amount ($8,750) and its out-of-state undergraduate tuition and fees is much lower than the average amount of similar schools' tuition ($17,786 - public Master's College and University (medium programs)).
The 2023 projected undergraduate tuition & fees for Alcorn State is $8,549 for Mississippi residents and $8,549 for out-of-state students. It is a 4.6% increase compared to 2022's rate. This rate is officially announced by school and it may be subject to change. For update and details of fee schedule, check the school's bursar/financial aid page.
The 2022 undergraduate tuition has been risen by 12.15% compared to the previous year. The living costs including for room, board, transpiration, and other personal expenses is $14,030 for year 2022. The on-campus living costs increased by 1.02% compared to the previous year.The off-campus living costs increased by 2.02% compared to the previous year.
Alcorn State Undergraduate Tuition & Fees
YearIn-StateOut-of-StateOn Campus Room & Board, Other Expenses
2020-2021$7,290 $7,290$13,888
2021-2022-$8,176$14,030
2022-2023$8,549$8,549$14,173
Change % 2022-20230.00%4.56%1.02%
*** The 2022-2023 tuition is announced/published officially by the Alcorn State directly. The 2023 graduate tuition & fees is not yet announced or vary by program. The estimation is based on the rate of last year. See the Alcorn State bursar/financial aid page for more information.
For Graduate School, in-state tuition and fees is -$1 and out-of-state tuition and fees is $8,395 for the academic year 2021-2022. Its in-state graduate tuition and fees is lower than the average amount ($9,169) and its out-of-state graduate tuition and fees is much lower than the average amount of similar schools' tuition ($16,369 - public Master's College and University (medium programs)).
The 2023 estimated tuition & fees at Alcorn State is $0 for Mississippi residents and $9,667 for out-of-state students. It is a 15.2% increase compared to 2022's rate. This rate is estimated by school and vary by graduate programs. For details of program fees, check the school's bursar/financial aid page.
Alcorn State Graduate Tuition & Fees
YearIn-StateOut-of-StateOn Campus Room & Board, Other Expenses
2020-2021$7,290 $7,290$13,888
2021-2022-$1$8,395$14,030
2022-2023$0$9,667$14,173
Change % 2022-20230.00%15.16%1.02%
*** The 2022-2023 tuition is announced/published officially by the Alcorn State directly. The 2023 graduate tuition & fees is not yet announced or vary by program. The estimation is based on the rate of last year. See the Alcorn State bursar/financial aid page for more information.
The below table describes the cost per credit hour for part-time students and/or full-time students who take additional courses more than regular credit hours at Alcorn State. The undergraduate tuition per credit hour is $0 for Mississippi residents and $411 for out-of-state students. The graduate tuition per credit hour is $0 for Mississippi residents and $522 for out-of-state students.
Per Credit Hour Charge (2021-2022)
YearIn-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate2020-2021$304$304
2021-2022$0$411
2022-2023-$556
Graduate2020-2021$405$405
2021-2022-$522
2022-2023-$673
The 2022 costs per credit hour has been officially published by IPEDS and 2023 costs is estimated based on the change rate of last two years.
The next table summarizes the average earning by years after graduation from the school. After 6 years of graduation, the mean earning is $26,900 and, after 10 years of graduation, the mean earning is $35,000 for Alcorn State University graduates.
Mean Earning After Graduation By Time
TotalMaleFemale
6 Years After Graduation$26,900$28,100$26,100
7 Years After Graduation$28,800--
8 Years After Graduation$31,900--
9 Years After Graduation$33,000--
10 Years After Graduation$35,000$35,100$35,000
The next table compares the tuition & fees between Alcorn State University and its similar schools. The similar schools are based on factors such as school type, level, and rivalry schools.
Tuition Comparison between Alcorn State University and Similar Schools
In-StateOut-of-State
Alcorn State University$7,290$8,176
Jackson State University$8,445$9,445
Texas Southern University$9,173$21,413
Southern University and A & M College$9,842$17,192
Mississippi Valley State University$6,746$7,068
Alabama A & M University$10,024$18,634

Four(4) Years Tuition & Fees and Costs of Attendance

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How Much is the tuition for 4 years at Alcorn State?

For the students who were admitted in Fall 2022, the estimated tuition for 4 years at Alcorn State is $35,527.
The estimation excludes the book, supplies, and living costs before receiving any financial aid. See the other tabs for estimating 4-year total costs of attendance and after financial aid. The next table shows the estimated 4-years tuition & fees for the next 5 admission years. The estimation is based on 4-years changes in tuition & fees at the school.
Projected Four(4) Years Tuition & Fees
Admission YearFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2026Fall 2022$8,449$8,731$9,023$9,324$35,527
Class of 2027Fall 2023$8,731$9,023$9,324$9,635$36,713
Class of 2028Fall 2024$9,023$9,324$9,635$9,957$37,939
Class of 2029Fall 2025$9,324$9,635$9,957$10,289$39,206
Class of 2030Fall 2026$9,635$9,957$10,289$10,633$40,515
The table shows the 4-years estimation of total costs of attendance (COA). It includes the tuition & fees, books & supplies costs, room & board charges, and other living expenses.
For the students who were admitted in Fall 2022, the estimated 4-years COA is $94,870.
The next table shows the 4-year COA estimation for the next 5 admission years at Alcorn State University.
Four(4) Years of Costs of Attendance
Admission YearFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2026Fall 2022$23,757$23,719$23,698$23,695$94,870
Class of 2027Fall 2023$23,719$23,698$23,695$23,709$94,822
Class of 2028Fall 2024$23,698$23,695$23,709$23,741$94,844
Class of 2029Fall 2025$23,695$23,709$23,741$23,791$94,937
Class of 2030Fall 2026$23,709$23,741$23,791$23,859$95,100
Last year, 87% of enrolled undergraduate students have received grants or scholarship aid. It includes any financial aid from the federal government, state, local, institute, and other sources known by the institution. It excludes federal/private student loans.
After receiving the financial aid, the net price for 4 years of attending the school is $51,922.
The next table shows the 4-year COA estimation with financial aid for the next 5 admission years at Alcorn State University.
Four(4) Years Costs of Attendance after Financial Aid
Admission YearFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2026Fall 2022$13,020$12,982$12,961$12,958$51,922
Class of 2027Fall 2023$12,982$12,961$12,958$12,972$51,874
Class of 2028Fall 2024$12,961$12,958$12,972$13,004$51,896
Class of 2029Fall 2025$12,958$12,972$13,004$13,054$51,989
Class of 2030Fall 2026$12,972$13,004$13,054$13,122$52,152

Tuition, Fees, and Living Cost Tables and Charts

Next tables and charts illustrate the 2022 tuition, fees, books & supplies, and living costs in detail. We provide the previous 5 years' costs so that you can check the increased amounts of each cost item and estimate future year costs. In addition, you can check the financial aid amount including grant, scholarship, and federal student loans for the last five years. Use the left menu to explore the tuition and college costs information at Alcorn State University.
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Alcorn State University 2022 Costs of Attendance
In-StateOut-of-State
Tuition and FeesBook & SuppliesLiving Costs Tuition & FeesBook & SuppliesLiving Costs
Undergraduate$8,176$1,606$14,030$8,176$1,606 $14,030
Graduate$8,395 $1,606$14,030$8,395 $1,606$14,030


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